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Hi all

 

I am trying to increase the maxdisks for my xpenology NAS.

 

Currently i have tried to telnet to my NAS, attempt to edit /etc.defaults/synoinfo.conf

 

The problem is when i VI synoinfo.conf, i don't any lines such as maxdisks

 

Can anyone enlighten me?

 

Thanks in advance!

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HP Capacity thread I opened, I tried today to change the values and nothing.

 

 

maxdisks="20"

internalportcfg="0xffff

 

 

no luck

 

Edit: i change both etc and etc.defaults

Try using winscp,change values in /etc/syno.info and /etc.default/syno.info

Always worked with my bare metal install.

I currently have 24 disks configured.

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If you read the threads in detail you can see that you have to change 3 values as well as the max disks;

 

esataportcfg

usbportcfg

internalportcfg

 

The exact values will depend on your setup, these work for me for 16 disks

 

esataportcfg="0x0000"

usbportcfg="0x30000"

internalportcfg="0xffff"

 

my advice would be to setup XPE/DSM with a single drive, then mess with these settings to see if Storage Manager gives the right values and it reboots ok, then add your drives.

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OK I managed 24 4TB HDDs any more and they start replacing disk 1. that's on 4.3 version.

 

my setup:-

 

LSI HBA with external JBOD enclosure that takes up to 45 HDDs, so I installed 12 on the server itself and then another 12 on the enclosure.

 

I disabled all internal ports including eSATA but left the USB.

 

I used the following method from stanza's post viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2028

 

when I got the 24 online I lost all USBs.

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